Posts Tagged ‘Chinese Folklore’

Chinese Myth Legend 4 -- The Moon Goddess

Chinese Myth Legend 4 — The Moon Goddess

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 19:00

The moon goddess is a popular folk tale that dates from the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906). Each province in China has its own version of her story. She is connected to the Mid-autumn Festival, a harvest celebration ...

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Chinese Myth Legend 3 -- Hou Yi Shot the Sun

Chinese Myth Legend 3 — Hou Yi Shot the Sun

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:16

In many ancient Chinese myths, as well as the myths of other cultures, the gods help the people. The Hou Yi, however, is one of the few mortals who helps the gods, thanks to his great skill with the ...

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Chinese Myth Legend 2 -- Yu Controlled the Flood

Chinese Myth Legend 2 — Yu Controlled the Flood

Monday, January 12, 2009 17:47

The story of Yu is based on a king of the same name who ruled in Chinese legend from 2205 to 2197 B.C. Like all demigods of ancient times, Yu changes into different shapes whenever necessary. Unlike the demigods ...

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Chinese Myth Legend (1) — Fu Xi Legend

Saturday, December 6, 2008 0:29

Fu Xi was the first ruler of this world in the Chinese myth legend. He was demigod. He lived among the people and taught life skills to early humans. These skills include using fire, fishing, hunting, writing, and fortunetelling. Some scholars believe he is an actual monarch who ...

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Four Chinese Folk Beautiful Love Legends (1) -- Shanbo Liang and Yingtai Zhu

Four Chinese Folk Beautiful Love Legends (1) — Shanbo Liang and Yingtai Zhu

Thursday, July 10, 2008 4:36

Once upon a time, there was a landlord, it is called Yuanwai Zhu, his daughter Yingtai Zhu was not merely beautiful, and unusual intelligent, moreover likes studying. But because ...

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Brief Introduction of Chinese Ancient Legend

Brief Introduction of Chinese Ancient Legend

Sunday, July 6, 2008 7:14

China is a country with abundant resources, with a long history,containing the extremely abundant nation culture heritage. In ancient times of China, there are many old popular legends. ...

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